Published February 02, 2011
DURHAM, N.H. – Chandler Rhoads scored 15 points to lead New Hampshire over Albany (N.Y.) 62-59 in overtime on Wednesday night.
With 1:01 remaining in regulation and the Wildcats (10-13, 4-7 America East Conference) trailing 49-47, Rhoads stepped to the free-throw line with a chance to tie the score. Rhoads knocked down both attempts and both teams missed a pair of free throws down the stretch to force the overtime period.
Another free throw from Rhoads gave New Hampshire a 60-56 lead with 13 seconds left in OT and the Wildcats held on for the victory.
The Great Danes (11-14, 4-6) shot 28.1 percent in the second half (9 of 32), but were able to force the extra frame thanks to a 25-percent effort (7 of 28) by New Hampshire after intermission.
Tim Ambrose scored 15 points and Luke Devlin added 14 rebounds for Albany.
Scott Morris had 14 points and Dane Diliegro 12 for the Wildcats.